Visit These Waterparks Before Summer Ends

The end of summer is drawing near and that gives you a very limited amount of time to hit the waterparks before the leaves start turning. Here's a look at some of the best local parks -- the perfect end of summer activity!

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Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
The end of summer is drawing near and that gives you a very limited amount of time to hit the waterparks before the leaves start turning. Here's a look at some of the best local parks -- the perfect end of summer activity!
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
Jackson's Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is one of the premiere water park destinations in the country. Online tickets are available for $32.99. They have two 65-foot slides, one 75-foot slide and the Discovery Bay Kiddie Slides. If you still have a little energy after exploring the water park, visitors can use their Hurricane Harbor tickets for discounted admission to visit the Safari for just $11.99. The park is located at 1 Six Flags Boulevard Jackson, NJ 08527.
Clementon Park and Splash World, have always been a lot of fun to visit, but this year, the excitement has hit an all-time high. The park’s new ride Torpedo Rush joined their exciting lineup of slides and attractions. Torpedo Rush stands 60-feet-tall and offers two identical free fall drops for those hoping to cool off. Their vertical Limit Racer allows riders to belly ride down the six-lane water slide. The park, which is located at 144 Berlin Road in Clementon, is usually open from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m., but check their website for specifics.
Jeff Conklin- Breakwater Beach
The Breakwater Beach and Casino Pier, located at 800 Ocean Terrace in Seaside Heights, NJ has more than 10 water-based attractions. For those seeking excitement, Pilgrim's Plummet is a speed slide that dumps riders into a 7-foot pool. The Plymouth Rock Hot Tub Springs are great for a relaxing afternoon. Breakwater Beach admission is $25.95 for adults and $21.95 for kids with discounted rates for three hour admission and evening admission available. The park is open daily 9 a.m.- 7 p.m. through the summer. For more information check out their website.
Jungle Jim's
Delaware’s Largest Waterpark, Jungle Jim’s, is open everyday from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. The waterpark pretty much has it all -- a wave pool, rope climb, activity pool, lazy river, kiddie pool and giant water slides. Oh, and they have a bumper boat pond that’s complete with a roaming automated elephant who will spray the boats. Admission costs $32 for adults and $20 for juniors. For more information about the park, which is located at 36944 Country Club Rd in Rehoboth Beach, visit their website.
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The Pocono Mountains are a popular destination for tourists during the winter, but <a href=“” Camlebeach Mountain’s Waterpark keeps the fun going all summer long. The park, which is located on Camelback Road in Stroudsburg, Pa., is open from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily. One of the park’s newer attractions offers the chance for visitors to show their skills in a different way. FlowRider allows two boogie boarders to ride simultaneously. If you visit the park, you can take a break by enjoying the picturesque view of the mountains from the park’s Olympic swimming pool. Adult tickets can be purchased in advance online for $34.99, while a child’s admission runs $24.99. Check out <a href=“” Camlebeach’s website.
Sahara Sam's
If staying inside is more your style, then Sahara Sam’s Oasis Indoor Water Park is for you. The park is located at 535 N. Route 73 West Berlin, NJ. Full-day admission to the park, which is open year-round, costs $31.95, but drops to $19.95 after 3:30 p.m. Once inside, the park offers tube slides, a lazy river and the popular Flowrider. Flowrider gives everyone the opportunity to body board…inside! Plus, outside, Sam’s has the world’s tallest ropes course. The park is usually open from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
If you’re looking for aquatic fun for the younger members of the family, Langhorne’s Sesame Place may be the solution. The park, which is located at 100 Sesame Place in Lanhorne, Pa. has Sesame Street-themed water fun like Bert and Ernie’s Slip & Slide -- two intertwining body flumes that twist their way into a splash pool, Big Bird’s Rambling River, a 1,000-foot waterway that has bubbling swirling waters, spraying geysers, waterfalls and palm trees. Single day admission to the park costs $55.99 and includes admission on any second day for free. The park’s generally open 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., but check the website to see which attractions will close early.
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